WorthPoint’s Worthopedia Levels the Antiques and Collectibles Playing Field
A few years ago, Forbes Magazine editor Jon Bruner and location technology authority Tim O’Reilly discussed the impact of information on business. O’Reilly’s summary of […]
Greener Creates ‘Wrought Steel Indestructible By Gun Powder’
William Wellington Greener’s work in fine shotguns is still visible though his “Facile Princeps” line of fowling pieces.
A ‘Nasty’ Mary Todd Lincoln Letter among 100 Autographed Letters in Lincoln Book
CHICAGO – A particularly nasty letter from Mary Todd Lincoln is just one of 100 historic, autographed letters and other ephemera included in a rare […]
From the Worthologists’ Archive: Is there a Benefit to ‘Verbal’ Provenance?
According to its current owner, this “Art Deco” pottery study of four heads measuring 10 inches in height was purchased during the 1980s from a […]
WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: A Joan Miro Print & WWI-Era Aerial Camera
The weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker” on the WorthPoint YouTube channel features antiques and collectibles expert Harry Rinker talking with WorthPoint editor Gregory Watkins […]
Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking Issue Banknote Rarity Brings Record $30,000
FORT LEE, N.J – A high-grade Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 Peking issue 5 Taels banknote rarity soared to a record $30,000, after opening on the floor […]
San Francisco Zoo’s ‘Animal Artists in Residence’ Put Paintings Up for Auction
It’s not exactly Cubism by chimpanzees, Pop Art by pandas or Minimalism by mandrills, but the “artists in residence” at the San Francisco Zoo & […]
Rinker on Collectibles: When is it Time to Stop Beating a Dead Horse?
While told by my writing instructors to avoid clichés, idioms, proverbs and folk/regional sayings, I find they allow me to express exactly what I mean. […]
From the Worthologists’ Archive: Barnes & Company ‘Fireproof’ Safe
The owners of this Barnes & Company safe report it has been in the family for more than 100 years, formerly used to store the […]
Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice: Collecting Hard Plastic Dolls of the 1950s
Retirement is fast approaching or, for some of us, has already reached the generation known as Baby Boomers. It seems only natural that for many […]